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Date Tournament Round Motion
2017-11-10 Oxford IV 2017 1 THW provide means-tested welfare in the form of basic goods and services (including vouchers), rather than cash payments.
2017-11-10 Oxford IV 2017 2 THBT twitter has done more harm than good
2017-11-10 Oxford IV 2017 3 TH Prefers Asian Values to Western liberalism
2017-11-10 Oxford IV 2017 4 THBT investors should cease purchasing bonds issued by the Venezuelan government.
2017-11-10 Oxford IV 2017 5 THBT minority parents should shelter their children from the existence of racism for as long as possible
2017-11-10 Oxford IV 2017 ESL_Semis THBT that the EU should suspend the voting rights of Poland.
2017-11-10 Oxford IV 2017 ESL_Final THW ban the creation of all artificial conscious beings.
2017-11-10 Oxford IV 2017 Novice_Finals THW require all sold products to clearly display their price in Dead Children Currency.
2017-11-10 Oxford IV 2017 Open_Quarters THR the creation and adoption of cryptocurrencies.
2017-11-10 Oxford IV 2017 Open_Semis THBT Mohammed bin Salman's policies are in the interests of the ruling House of Saud.
2017-11-10 Oxford IV 2017 Open_Final Assuming it could be done peacefully, THW replace all existing governments with a single global democratic government.
2016-11-20 CMS Cambridge Women's Open 2016 1 This house prefers secular governments that exclude all religion from public spaces to those that allow all religions in public.
2016-11-20 CMS Cambridge Women's Open 2016 2 This house believes that nations should invest in regional human rights institutions at the expense of global institutions (such as the ICC).
2016-11-20 CMS Cambridge Women's Open 2016 3 This house regrets the rise of choice feminism
2016-11-20 CMS Cambridge Women's Open 2016 4 This house believes that opposition parties in Latin America should seek incremental transitions of power rather than the recall or overthrow of ruling parties.
2016-11-06 Yale IV 1 THW abolish all occupational licensing.
2016-11-06 Yale IV 2 THBT western nations fighting the Islamic state should commit to the creation of an independent Kurdish state.
2016-11-06 Yale IV 3 This house believes that religious officials (e.g. priests, imams, rabbis) should not make statements in support of political policies, parties, or candidates.
2016-11-06 Yale IV 4 TH supports the continued remilitarization of Japan.
2016-11-06 Yale IV 5 THB that all museums, galleries, and cultural institutions should offer to return exhibits to their countries/communities of origin.
2016-11-06 Yale IV 6 THW nationalize credit rating agencies.
2016-11-06 Yale IV Novice_Semis THBT identity-based social movements should prioritize the majority population's acceptance of that identity over preservation of a distinct culture.
2016-11-06 Yale IV Novice_Finals TH fears the development of independent artificial intelligence.
2016-11-06 Yale IV Open_Quarters THBT a rise in global oil prices is in the interest of the West.
2016-11-06 Yale IV Open_Semis THS supreme court rulings based on natural rights not enumerated in constitutions.
2016-11-06 Yale IV Open_Final TH believes in God.
2018-01-01 Mexico WUDC 2018 1 This house would ban all communication tech companies (such as Google, Apple, Facebook, Whatsapp, etc.) from encrypting their users data, including the content of their communications, in such a way that the company cannot retrieve that data even under a court order.
2018-01-01 Mexico WUDC 2018 2 This house supports job security legislation.
2018-01-01 Mexico WUDC 2018 3 This house would redefine the criterion for excessive force in the US to be any use of beyond what is reasonable given all the facts of the case, including the benefit of hindsight (e.g. whether the individual had a gun, not whether it was reasonable to believe he had a gun).
2018-01-01 Mexico WUDC 2018 4 This house would limit the amount of time that a museum can display a given piece of art to 3 months out of every 10 year period, rather than allow museums to display their works as long as they choose.
2018-01-01 Mexico WUDC 2018 5 This house would allow citizens to vote on individual bills in place of their representative, with the representative retaining the voting power of those of their constituents who did not directly vote on that specific bill.
2018-01-01 Mexico WUDC 2018 6 This house believes that all states should mandate that research on and use of CRISPR technology be exclusively carried out by institutions funded entirely by the state.
2018-01-01 Mexico WUDC 2018 7 This house, as Iran, would cease all support for military groups in the Middle East (e.g. Hezbollah, Hamas, Houthis, etc.).
2018-01-01 Mexico WUDC 2018 8 This house prefers a world in which all individuals who have achieved a middle class standard of living choose to pursue the highest level of achievement in their chosen career, rather than a wold in which those individuals priorities day-to-day enjoyment over work.
2018-01-01 Mexico WUDC 2018 9 This house would not allow out of court settlements for workplace discrimination and harrasment.
2018-01-01 Mexico WUDC 2018 EFL_Semis This house believes that Catholic religious officials in Mexico should not make statements in support of governmental policies, political parties, or candidates.
2018-01-01 Mexico WUDC 2018 EFL_Final This house believes that it is better for the general population to be more optimistic about the current and future state of the nation (including societal cohesion, peace processes, the state of the economy) than an objectively accurate judgement.
2018-01-01 Mexico WUDC 2018 ESL_Quarters This house, as the Chinese Communist Party, would lift all restrictions on foreign investments in China, except restrictions critical to national security.
2018-01-01 Mexico WUDC 2018 ESL_Semis This house prefers a non-adversarial legal system
2018-01-01 Mexico WUDC 2018 ESL_Final In democratic post-colonial states, This house believes that opposition parties to the party of independence should claim and use the legacy of anti-colonial resistance.
2018-01-01 Mexico WUDC 2018 Open_Partial_Double_Octos This house believes that ASEAN should negotiate all investment deals with Chinese government entities as a bloc (with decisions made by majority vote of its members), so that no member state can enter into investment deals without the rest of the world.
2018-01-01 Mexico WUDC 2018 Open_Octos This house supports the court's decision to acquit Tehlirian
2018-01-01 Mexico WUDC 2018 Open_Quarters This house, as a parent of a child with ASPD, would enable and support that child given that child’s aims based on their current psychological makeup, instead of trying to make them more empathic.
2018-01-01 Mexico WUDC 2018 Open_Semis This house would create an international court with the ability to classify national debt as “Odious Debt” at the debtor nation’s request and remove the obligation of that nation to pay.
2018-01-01 Mexico WUDC 2018 Open_Final This House would rather save the live of a single child over extending the life of 5 adults by 10 years
2017-11-24 Munich Open 2017 5 TH prefers a world without a concept of an afterlife.
2017-11-24 Munich Open 2017 Open_Semis TH supports the inclusion of FARC as a political party in Colombian elections
2017-11-24 Munich Open 2017 Open_Final TH supports the creation of an artificial island for those who do not want to live under the jurisdiction of any state.
2017-11-18 NEAO 2017 ESL_Final - very severe dementia; - vegetative state etc. Advanced directives are irreversible - they remain binding. NON-voluntary euthanasia is NOT INvoluntary euthanasia. It merely means that no EXPLICIT CONSENT is granted at the time. " Motion: This House Would legalize advanced directives requesting non-voluntary euthanasia for oneself
2017-10-13 Hart House IV 2017 1 THW ban police unions.
2017-10-13 Hart House IV 2017 2 THBT Pharmaceutical companies should be held civilly liable for the opiate crisis
2017-10-13 Hart House IV 2017 3 THB the Democratic Party should prioritize/welcome the nomination of candidates at all levels of government who favor more radical changes to existing policies and structures over those who are seen as more "electable"
2017-10-13 Hart House IV 2017 4 This house regrets the development of mass tourism at world heritage sites
2017-10-13 Hart House IV 2017 5 TH, as a prominent African-American group, would seek to create autonomous spaces of politics, economics etc. rather than integrating with American society
2017-10-13 Hart House IV 2017 Novice_Final THW, as President Trump, fire Robert Mueller
2017-10-13 Hart House IV 2017 Open_Quarters THW, as the US government, recognize the DPRK as a nuclear state and no longer oppose their nuclear program on the condition they discontinue long-range missile development.
2017-10-13 Hart House IV 2017 Open_Semis The United States of Africa is a proposed concept for a federation of some or all of the 55 sovereign states on the African continent. The concept takes its origin from the writing of Marcus Garvey, an influential pan-Africanist leader in the early 20th century.
2017-10-13 Hart House IV 2017 Open_Semis THS the political unification of Africa
2017-10-13 Hart House IV 2017 Open_Final THBT Truth and Reconciliation Commissions should destroy all collected testimony upon publication of the commissions' reports.
2018-01-01 Mexico WUDC 2018 1 This house would ban all communication tech companies (such as Google, Apple, Facebook, Whatsapp, etc.) from encrypting their users data, including the content of their communications, in such a way that the company cannot retrieve that data even under a court order.
2018-01-01 Mexico WUDC 2018 2 This house supports job security legislation.
2018-01-01 Mexico WUDC 2018 3 This house would redefine the criterion for excessive force in the US to be any use of beyond what is reasonable given all the facts of the case, including the benefit of hindsight (e.g. whether the individual had a gun, not whether it was reasonable to believe he had a gun).
2018-01-01 Mexico WUDC 2018 4 This house would limit the amount of time that a museum can display a given piece of art to 3 months out of every 10 year period, rather than allow museums to display their works as long as they choose.
2018-01-01 Mexico WUDC 2018 5 This house would allow citizens to vote on individual bills in place of their representative, with the representative retaining the voting power of those of their constituents who did not directly vote on that specific bill.
2018-01-01 Mexico WUDC 2018 6 This house believes that all states should mandate that research on and use of CRISPR technology be exclusively carried out by institutions funded entirely by the state.
2018-01-01 Mexico WUDC 2018 7 This house, as Iran, would cease all support for military groups in the Middle East (e.g. Hezbollah, Hamas, Houthis, etc.).
2018-01-01 Mexico WUDC 2018 8 This house prefers a world in which all individuals who have achieved a middle class standard of living choose to pursue the highest level of achievement in their chosen career, rather than a wold in which those individuals priorities day-to-day enjoyment over work.
2018-01-01 Mexico WUDC 2018 9 This house would not allow out of court settlements for workplace discrimination and harrasment.
2018-01-01 Mexico WUDC 2018 EFL_Semis This house believes that Catholic religious officials in Mexico should not make statements in support of governmental policies, political parties, or candidates.
2018-01-01 Mexico WUDC 2018 EFL_Final This house believes that it is better for the general population to be more optimistic about the current and future state of the nation (including societal cohesion, peace processes, the state of the economy) than an objectively accurate judgement.
2018-01-01 Mexico WUDC 2018 ESL_Quarters This house, as the Chinese Communist Party, would lift all restrictions on foreign investments in China, except restrictions critical to national security.
2018-01-01 Mexico WUDC 2018 ESL_Semis This house prefers a non-adversarial legal system
2018-01-01 Mexico WUDC 2018 ESL_Final In democratic post-colonial states, This house believes that opposition parties to the party of independence should claim and use the legacy of anti-colonial resistance.
2018-01-01 Mexico WUDC 2018 Open_Partial_Double_Octos This house believes that ASEAN should negotiate all investment deals with Chinese government entities as a bloc (with decisions made by majority vote of its members), so that no member state can enter into investment deals without the rest of the world.
2018-01-01 Mexico WUDC 2018 Open_Octos This house supports the court's decision to acquit Tehlirian
2018-01-01 Mexico WUDC 2018 Open_Quarters This house, as a parent of a child with ASPD, would enable and support that child given that child’s aims based on their current psychological makeup, instead of trying to make them more empathic.
2018-01-01 Mexico WUDC 2018 Open_Semis This house would create an international court with the ability to classify national debt as “Odious Debt” at the debtor nation’s request and remove the obligation of that nation to pay.
2018-01-01 Mexico WUDC 2018 Open_Final This House would rather save the live of a single child over extending the life of 5 adults by 10 years
2015-11-27 Canadian British Parliamentary Championships (@ York University) 1 THS the rise of homeschooling among minority communities
2015-11-27 Canadian British Parliamentary Championships (@ York University) 2 THBT environmental refugees should be granted citizenship in countries that have contributed most heavily to global pollution
2015-11-27 Canadian British Parliamentary Championships (@ York University) 3 THBT minority groups seeking public support for equal rights should emphasize distinct cultures over similarity to the mainstream.
2015-11-27 Canadian British Parliamentary Championships (@ York University) 4 THW financially assist inner-city neighbourhoods in order to prevent gentrification, for instance by subsidizing mixed-income housing over public housing projects.
2015-11-27 Canadian British Parliamentary Championships (@ York University) 5 THBT all democracies should ban relatives of past office holders from running for election
2015-11-27 Canadian British Parliamentary Championships (@ York University) Novice_Finals THS genderless parenting
2015-11-27 Canadian British Parliamentary Championships (@ York University) Open_Semis THBT the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) should have its own regional peacekeeping force.
2015-11-27 Canadian British Parliamentary Championships (@ York University) Open_Finals THBT private education institutions should facilitate student demands for spaces of protest to be kept free of media
2015-10-24 HWS Fall Classic 1 THBT developed nations should abolish all protectionist trade policies
2015-10-24 HWS Fall Classic 2 THBT sports leagues with systems of promotion and relegation are good for fans.
2015-10-24 HWS Fall Classic 3 THBT the transgender movement should leave the LGBTQ movement
2015-10-24 HWS Fall Classic 4 Deaf culture is the set of social beliefs, behaviours, art, literary traditions, history, values and shared institutions of communities that are influenced by deafness and which use sign languages as the main means of communication. As a hearing parent of a deaf child, THW choose to mainstream your child to the exclusion of participation in deaf culture.
2015-10-24 HWS Fall Classic 5
2015-10-24 HWS Fall Classic Open_Semis
2015-10-24 HWS Fall Classic Open_Finals THW abolish all US military aid to Saudi Arabia.
2015-03-11 NAUDC (@ Ithaca College) 1 THB existing welfare programs should be replaced by unconditional cash transfers.
2015-03-11 NAUDC (@ Ithaca College) 2 THB political polling and major election analytics do more harm than good.
2015-03-11 NAUDC (@ Ithaca College) 3 THW not let cities use public funds to construct stadiums for professional sports teams.
2015-03-11 NAUDC (@ Ithaca College) 4 THB the U.S. should impose substantial tarriffs on Chinese goods until China ceases all currency manipulation.
2015-03-11 NAUDC (@ Ithaca College) 5 THR the success of white artists who co-opt minority dominated music subcultures (e.g. Rap, jazz, hip-hop, etc.)
2015-03-11 NAUDC (@ Ithaca College) 6 THW hold govrenment officials criminally responsible for severe harm to citizens resulting from grossly negligent public policy.
2015-03-11 NAUDC (@ Ithaca College) Open_Quarters THR the rise of Choice Feminism.
2015-03-11 NAUDC (@ Ithaca College) Open_Semis THB the EU should revoke membership status of any state that withdraws from the Schengen Agreement.
2015-03-11 NAUDC (@ Ithaca College) Open_Finals THR "True Crime" entertainment. (e.g. Making a Murderer, American Crime Story: The People vs. OJ Simpson, Serial, etc.)
2014-11-01 Chancellor's Cup (Queen's University) 1 THW abolish all corporate income tax
2014-11-01 Chancellor's Cup (Queen's University) 2 THS affirmative action for male educators
2014-11-01 Chancellor's Cup (Queen's University) 3 THW legalize entrapment
2014-11-01 Chancellor's Cup (Queen's University) 4 THS substantial corporate funding for university research
2014-11-01 Chancellor's Cup (Queen's University) 5
2014-11-01 Chancellor's Cup (Queen's University) Open_Semis THBT international news organizations should report equally on all geographic regions to all audiences.
2014-11-01 Chancellor's Cup (Queen's University) Open_Finals THS the use of private military contractors in the developing world.
2013-11-20 Canadian BP Championships (@ McMaster University) 1 THW implement a lower rate of income tax for women.
2013-11-20 Canadian BP Championships (@ McMaster University) 2 THW make it a criminal offence to materially and substnatially enable the substance abuse problems of an addict.
2013-11-20 Canadian BP Championships (@ McMaster University) 3 THBT Canada should have boycotted the Commonwealth meeting in Sri Lanka.
2013-11-20 Canadian BP Championships (@ McMaster University) 4 THO prenatal testing for mental disabilities.
2013-11-20 Canadian BP Championships (@ McMaster University) 5 THBT Walmart is good for America.
2013-11-20 Canadian BP Championships (@ McMaster University) Tiebreaker_Top THW enact good Samaritan laws.
2013-11-20 Canadian BP Championships (@ McMaster University) Open_Semis THBT the ICC should not have pursued any charges related to the 2006 post-election violence in Kenya.
2013-11-20 Canadian BP Championships (@ McMaster University) Open_Novice finals TH regrets the fat pride movement.
2018-01-01 Mexico WUDC 2018 1 This house would ban all communication tech companies (such as Google, Apple, Facebook, Whatsapp, etc.) from encrypting their users data, including the content of their communications, in such a way that the company cannot retrieve that data even under a court order.
2018-01-01 Mexico WUDC 2018 2 This house supports job security legislation.
2018-01-01 Mexico WUDC 2018 3 This house would redefine the criterion for excessive force in the US to be any use of beyond what is reasonable given all the facts of the case, including the benefit of hindsight (e.g. whether the individual had a gun, not whether it was reasonable to believe he had a gun).
2018-01-01 Mexico WUDC 2018 4 This house would limit the amount of time that a museum can display a given piece of art to 3 months out of every 10 year period, rather than allow museums to display their works as long as they choose.
2018-01-01 Mexico WUDC 2018 5 This house would allow citizens to vote on individual bills in place of their representative, with the representative retaining the voting power of those of their constituents who did not directly vote on that specific bill.
2018-01-01 Mexico WUDC 2018 6 This house believes that all states should mandate that research on and use of CRISPR technology be exclusively carried out by institutions funded entirely by the state.
2018-01-01 Mexico WUDC 2018 7 This house, as Iran, would cease all support for military groups in the Middle East (e.g. Hezbollah, Hamas, Houthis, etc.).
2018-01-01 Mexico WUDC 2018 8 This house prefers a world in which all individuals who have achieved a middle class standard of living choose to pursue the highest level of achievement in their chosen career, rather than a wold in which those individuals priorities day-to-day enjoyment over work.
2018-01-01 Mexico WUDC 2018 9 This house would not allow out of court settlements for workplace discrimination and harrasment.
2018-01-01 Mexico WUDC 2018 EFL_Semis This house believes that Catholic religious officials in Mexico should not make statements in support of governmental policies, political parties, or candidates.
2018-01-01 Mexico WUDC 2018 EFL_Final This house believes that it is better for the general population to be more optimistic about the current and future state of the nation (including societal cohesion, peace processes, the state of the economy) than an objectively accurate judgement.
2018-01-01 Mexico WUDC 2018 ESL_Quarters This house, as the Chinese Communist Party, would lift all restrictions on foreign investments in China, except restrictions critical to national security.
2018-01-01 Mexico WUDC 2018 ESL_Semis This house prefers a non-adversarial legal system
2018-01-01 Mexico WUDC 2018 ESL_Final In democratic post-colonial states, This house believes that opposition parties to the party of independence should claim and use the legacy of anti-colonial resistance.
2018-01-01 Mexico WUDC 2018 Open_Partial_Double_Octos This house believes that ASEAN should negotiate all investment deals with Chinese government entities as a bloc (with decisions made by majority vote of its members), so that no member state can enter into investment deals without the rest of the world.
2018-01-01 Mexico WUDC 2018 Open_Octos This house supports the court's decision to acquit Tehlirian
2018-01-01 Mexico WUDC 2018 Open_Quarters This house, as a parent of a child with ASPD, would enable and support that child given that child’s aims based on their current psychological makeup, instead of trying to make them more empathic.
2018-01-01 Mexico WUDC 2018 Open_Semis This house would create an international court with the ability to classify national debt as “Odious Debt” at the debtor nation’s request and remove the obligation of that nation to pay.
2018-01-01 Mexico WUDC 2018 Open_Final This House would rather save the live of a single child over extending the life of 5 adults by 10 years
2018-01-01 Mexico WUDC 2018 1 This house would ban all communication tech companies (such as Google, Apple, Facebook, Whatsapp, etc.) from encrypting their users data, including the content of their communications, in such a way that the company cannot retrieve that data even under a court order.
2018-01-01 Mexico WUDC 2018 2 This house supports job security legislation.
2018-01-01 Mexico WUDC 2018 3 This house would redefine the criterion for excessive force in the US to be any use of beyond what is reasonable given all the facts of the case, including the benefit of hindsight (e.g. whether the individual had a gun, not whether it was reasonable to believe he had a gun).
2018-01-01 Mexico WUDC 2018 4 This house would limit the amount of time that a museum can display a given piece of art to 3 months out of every 10 year period, rather than allow museums to display their works as long as they choose.
2018-01-01 Mexico WUDC 2018 5 This house would allow citizens to vote on individual bills in place of their representative, with the representative retaining the voting power of those of their constituents who did not directly vote on that specific bill.
2018-01-01 Mexico WUDC 2018 6 This house believes that all states should mandate that research on and use of CRISPR technology be exclusively carried out by institutions funded entirely by the state.
2018-01-01 Mexico WUDC 2018 7 This house, as Iran, would cease all support for military groups in the Middle East (e.g. Hezbollah, Hamas, Houthis, etc.).
2018-01-01 Mexico WUDC 2018 8 This house prefers a world in which all individuals who have achieved a middle class standard of living choose to pursue the highest level of achievement in their chosen career, rather than a wold in which those individuals priorities day-to-day enjoyment over work.
2018-01-01 Mexico WUDC 2018 9 This house would not allow out of court settlements for workplace discrimination and harrasment.
2018-01-01 Mexico WUDC 2018 EFL_Semis This house believes that Catholic religious officials in Mexico should not make statements in support of governmental policies, political parties, or candidates.
2018-01-01 Mexico WUDC 2018 EFL_Final This house believes that it is better for the general population to be more optimistic about the current and future state of the nation (including societal cohesion, peace processes, the state of the economy) than an objectively accurate judgement.
2018-01-01 Mexico WUDC 2018 ESL_Quarters This house, as the Chinese Communist Party, would lift all restrictions on foreign investments in China, except restrictions critical to national security.
2018-01-01 Mexico WUDC 2018 ESL_Semis This house prefers a non-adversarial legal system
2018-01-01 Mexico WUDC 2018 ESL_Final In democratic post-colonial states, This house believes that opposition parties to the party of independence should claim and use the legacy of anti-colonial resistance.
2018-01-01 Mexico WUDC 2018 Open_Partial_Double_Octos This house believes that ASEAN should negotiate all investment deals with Chinese government entities as a bloc (with decisions made by majority vote of its members), so that no member state can enter into investment deals without the rest of the world.
2018-01-01 Mexico WUDC 2018 Open_Octos This house supports the court's decision to acquit Tehlirian
2018-01-01 Mexico WUDC 2018 Open_Quarters This house, as a parent of a child with ASPD, would enable and support that child given that child’s aims based on their current psychological makeup, instead of trying to make them more empathic.
2018-01-01 Mexico WUDC 2018 Open_Semis This house would create an international court with the ability to classify national debt as “Odious Debt” at the debtor nation’s request and remove the obligation of that nation to pay.
2018-01-01 Mexico WUDC 2018 Open_Final This House would rather save the live of a single child over extending the life of 5 adults by 10 years
2017-11-10 Oxford IV 2017 1 THW provide means-tested welfare in the form of basic goods and services (including vouchers), rather than cash payments.
2017-11-10 Oxford IV 2017 2 THBT twitter has done more harm than good
2017-11-10 Oxford IV 2017 3 TH Prefers Asian Values to Western liberalism
2017-11-10 Oxford IV 2017 4 THBT investors should cease purchasing bonds issued by the Venezuelan government.
2017-11-10 Oxford IV 2017 5 THBT minority parents should shelter their children from the existence of racism for as long as possible
2017-11-10 Oxford IV 2017 ESL_Semis THBT that the EU should suspend the voting rights of Poland.
2017-11-10 Oxford IV 2017 ESL_Final THW ban the creation of all artificial conscious beings.
2017-11-10 Oxford IV 2017 Novice_Finals THW require all sold products to clearly display their price in Dead Children Currency.
2017-11-10 Oxford IV 2017 Open_Quarters THR the creation and adoption of cryptocurrencies.
2017-11-10 Oxford IV 2017 Open_Semis THBT Mohammed bin Salman's policies are in the interests of the ruling House of Saud.
2017-11-10 Oxford IV 2017 Open_Final Assuming it could be done peacefully, THW replace all existing governments with a single global democratic government.
2016-10-21 Roosevelt Open 1 As Adopting Parents, TH would tell its child it is adopted only after its teenage years
2016-10-21 Roosevelt Open 2 TH would ban all non-medical research into the genetics of race (For example, the effect of race on intelligence, morality, etc.)
2016-10-21 Roosevelt Open 3 TH would allow the police to use entrapment
2016-10-21 Roosevelt Open 4 TH regrets the rise of the hookup culture (* The hookup culture is one which accepts and encourages casual sexual encounters focused on physical pleasure, without necessarily including emotional bonding)
2016-10-21 Roosevelt Open 5 TH believes that developing nations should ban political parties from handing out food and basic necessities.
2016-10-21 Roosevelt Open Open_Semis TH regrets the Colombian government's decision to hold a referendum on the FARC peace deal.
2016-10-21 Roosevelt Open Open_Final THW prefer a world where people cannot lie
2016-10-21 Roosevelt Open 2016 1 As adoptive parents, THW only tell their children they're adopted after their teenage years.
2016-10-21 Roosevelt Open 2016 2 THW ban non-medical research into genetics of race.
2016-10-21 Roosevelt Open 2016 3 THW allow the police to use entrapment.
2016-10-21 Roosevelt Open 2016 4 THR the hook-up culture.
2016-10-21 Roosevelt Open 2016 Open_Final THBT developing countries should ban political parties from spreading food and other necessities (infoslide said that this happened in countries like India and South Africa, particularly around election time).
2014-08-19 Zagreb EUDC 2014 1 This house would pay additional benefits to families on welfare according to their child’s performance in school.
2014-08-19 Zagreb EUDC 2014 2 This house supports two-party political systems over multi-party political systems.
2014-08-19 Zagreb EUDC 2014 3 This house would ban international aid charities from using senational, graphic, or overly-emotional images of suffering in fundraising and advertising campaigns.
2014-08-19 Zagreb EUDC 2014 4 This house believes that EU member states should nationalise all their oil and gas resources in order to surrender total ownership and control of them to an EU-run energy agency.
2014-08-19 Zagreb EUDC 2014 5 This house believes that states of the former Yugoslavia should not commemorate the events of the Yugoslav Wars.
2014-08-19 Zagreb EUDC 2014 6 This house would introduce blind voting.
2014-08-19 Zagreb EUDC 2014 7 This house would require of police departments that the ethnic composition of their arrests match the ethnic composition of the population in their jurisdiction.
2014-08-19 Zagreb EUDC 2014 8 This house believes that micro-finance organisations (including, but not limited to: NGOs, charities and development banks) should offer micro-finance loans in developing nations exclusively to women.
2014-08-19 Zagreb EUDC 2014 9 This house believes that states should hold binding national referendums on major peace agreements.
2014-08-19 Zagreb EUDC 2014 ESL_Tiebreak This house would make membership in a labour union compulsory for every worker.
2014-08-19 Zagreb EUDC 2014 ESL_Quarters This house would require companies to place images of animal suffering on all products or food whose production harmed or killed animals.
2014-08-19 Zagreb EUDC 2014 ESL_Semis This house believes that leaders of minority religions in Europe should strongly encourage their congregations to refrain from public displays of their faith.
2014-08-19 Zagreb EUDC 2014 ESL_Final THW, assuming it was technically feasible, remove the ability of soldiers to feel fear
2014-08-19 Zagreb EUDC 2014 Open_Quarters This house believes that supreme/constitutional courts should not have the power to strike down legislation.
2014-08-19 Zagreb EUDC 2014 Open_Semis This house believes that the United States of America should invade, and forcibly partition Iraq.
2014-08-19 Zagreb EUDC 2014 Open_Finals This House believes that feminist movement should oppose military interventions which claim to further women's rights
2018-01-01 Mexico WUDC 2018 1 This house would ban all communication tech companies (such as Google, Apple, Facebook, Whatsapp, etc.) from encrypting their users data, including the content of their communications, in such a way that the company cannot retrieve that data even under a court order.
2018-01-01 Mexico WUDC 2018 2 This house supports job security legislation.
2018-01-01 Mexico WUDC 2018 3 This house would redefine the criterion for excessive force in the US to be any use of beyond what is reasonable given all the facts of the case, including the benefit of hindsight (e.g. whether the individual had a gun, not whether it was reasonable to believe he had a gun).
2018-01-01 Mexico WUDC 2018 4 This house would limit the amount of time that a museum can display a given piece of art to 3 months out of every 10 year period, rather than allow museums to display their works as long as they choose.
2018-01-01 Mexico WUDC 2018 5 This house would allow citizens to vote on individual bills in place of their representative, with the representative retaining the voting power of those of their constituents who did not directly vote on that specific bill.
2018-01-01 Mexico WUDC 2018 6 This house believes that all states should mandate that research on and use of CRISPR technology be exclusively carried out by institutions funded entirely by the state.
2018-01-01 Mexico WUDC 2018 7 This house, as Iran, would cease all support for military groups in the Middle East (e.g. Hezbollah, Hamas, Houthis, etc.).
2018-01-01 Mexico WUDC 2018 8 This house prefers a world in which all individuals who have achieved a middle class standard of living choose to pursue the highest level of achievement in their chosen career, rather than a wold in which those individuals priorities day-to-day enjoyment over work.
2018-01-01 Mexico WUDC 2018 9 This house would not allow out of court settlements for workplace discrimination and harrasment.
2018-01-01 Mexico WUDC 2018 EFL_Semis This house believes that Catholic religious officials in Mexico should not make statements in support of governmental policies, political parties, or candidates.
2018-01-01 Mexico WUDC 2018 EFL_Final This house believes that it is better for the general population to be more optimistic about the current and future state of the nation (including societal cohesion, peace processes, the state of the economy) than an objectively accurate judgement.
2018-01-01 Mexico WUDC 2018 ESL_Quarters This house, as the Chinese Communist Party, would lift all restrictions on foreign investments in China, except restrictions critical to national security.
2018-01-01 Mexico WUDC 2018 ESL_Semis This house prefers a non-adversarial legal system
2018-01-01 Mexico WUDC 2018 ESL_Final In democratic post-colonial states, This house believes that opposition parties to the party of independence should claim and use the legacy of anti-colonial resistance.
2018-01-01 Mexico WUDC 2018 Open_Partial_Double_Octos This house believes that ASEAN should negotiate all investment deals with Chinese government entities as a bloc (with decisions made by majority vote of its members), so that no member state can enter into investment deals without the rest of the world.
2018-01-01 Mexico WUDC 2018 Open_Octos This house supports the court's decision to acquit Tehlirian
2018-01-01 Mexico WUDC 2018 Open_Quarters This house, as a parent of a child with ASPD, would enable and support that child given that child’s aims based on their current psychological makeup, instead of trying to make them more empathic.
2018-01-01 Mexico WUDC 2018 Open_Semis This house would create an international court with the ability to classify national debt as “Odious Debt” at the debtor nation’s request and remove the obligation of that nation to pay.
2018-01-01 Mexico WUDC 2018 Open_Final This House would rather save the live of a single child over extending the life of 5 adults by 10 years
2018-01-01 Mexico WUDC 2018 1 This house would ban all communication tech companies (such as Google, Apple, Facebook, Whatsapp, etc.) from encrypting their users data, including the content of their communications, in such a way that the company cannot retrieve that data even under a court order.
2018-01-01 Mexico WUDC 2018 2 This house supports job security legislation.
2018-01-01 Mexico WUDC 2018 3 This house would redefine the criterion for excessive force in the US to be any use of beyond what is reasonable given all the facts of the case, including the benefit of hindsight (e.g. whether the individual had a gun, not whether it was reasonable to believe he had a gun).
2018-01-01 Mexico WUDC 2018 4 This house would limit the amount of time that a museum can display a given piece of art to 3 months out of every 10 year period, rather than allow museums to display their works as long as they choose.
2018-01-01 Mexico WUDC 2018 5 This house would allow citizens to vote on individual bills in place of their representative, with the representative retaining the voting power of those of their constituents who did not directly vote on that specific bill.
2018-01-01 Mexico WUDC 2018 6 This house believes that all states should mandate that research on and use of CRISPR technology be exclusively carried out by institutions funded entirely by the state.
2018-01-01 Mexico WUDC 2018 7 This house, as Iran, would cease all support for military groups in the Middle East (e.g. Hezbollah, Hamas, Houthis, etc.).
2018-01-01 Mexico WUDC 2018 8 This house prefers a world in which all individuals who have achieved a middle class standard of living choose to pursue the highest level of achievement in their chosen career, rather than a wold in which those individuals priorities day-to-day enjoyment over work.
2018-01-01 Mexico WUDC 2018 9 This house would not allow out of court settlements for workplace discrimination and harrasment.
2018-01-01 Mexico WUDC 2018 EFL_Semis This house believes that Catholic religious officials in Mexico should not make statements in support of governmental policies, political parties, or candidates.
2018-01-01 Mexico WUDC 2018 EFL_Final This house believes that it is better for the general population to be more optimistic about the current and future state of the nation (including societal cohesion, peace processes, the state of the economy) than an objectively accurate judgement.
2018-01-01 Mexico WUDC 2018 ESL_Quarters This house, as the Chinese Communist Party, would lift all restrictions on foreign investments in China, except restrictions critical to national security.
2018-01-01 Mexico WUDC 2018 ESL_Semis This house prefers a non-adversarial legal system
2018-01-01 Mexico WUDC 2018 ESL_Final In democratic post-colonial states, This house believes that opposition parties to the party of independence should claim and use the legacy of anti-colonial resistance.
2018-01-01 Mexico WUDC 2018 Open_Partial_Double_Octos This house believes that ASEAN should negotiate all investment deals with Chinese government entities as a bloc (with decisions made by majority vote of its members), so that no member state can enter into investment deals without the rest of the world.
2018-01-01 Mexico WUDC 2018 Open_Octos This house supports the court's decision to acquit Tehlirian
2018-01-01 Mexico WUDC 2018 Open_Quarters This house, as a parent of a child with ASPD, would enable and support that child given that child’s aims based on their current psychological makeup, instead of trying to make them more empathic.
2018-01-01 Mexico WUDC 2018 Open_Semis This house would create an international court with the ability to classify national debt as “Odious Debt” at the debtor nation’s request and remove the obligation of that nation to pay.
2018-01-01 Mexico WUDC 2018 Open_Final This House would rather save the live of a single child over extending the life of 5 adults by 10 years
2018-01-01 Mexico WUDC 2018 1 This house would ban all communication tech companies (such as Google, Apple, Facebook, Whatsapp, etc.) from encrypting their users data, including the content of their communications, in such a way that the company cannot retrieve that data even under a court order.
2018-01-01 Mexico WUDC 2018 2 This house supports job security legislation.
2018-01-01 Mexico WUDC 2018 3 This house would redefine the criterion for excessive force in the US to be any use of beyond what is reasonable given all the facts of the case, including the benefit of hindsight (e.g. whether the individual had a gun, not whether it was reasonable to believe he had a gun).
2018-01-01 Mexico WUDC 2018 4 This house would limit the amount of time that a museum can display a given piece of art to 3 months out of every 10 year period, rather than allow museums to display their works as long as they choose.
2018-01-01 Mexico WUDC 2018 5 This house would allow citizens to vote on individual bills in place of their representative, with the representative retaining the voting power of those of their constituents who did not directly vote on that specific bill.
2018-01-01 Mexico WUDC 2018 6 This house believes that all states should mandate that research on and use of CRISPR technology be exclusively carried out by institutions funded entirely by the state.
2018-01-01 Mexico WUDC 2018 7 This house, as Iran, would cease all support for military groups in the Middle East (e.g. Hezbollah, Hamas, Houthis, etc.).
2018-01-01 Mexico WUDC 2018 8 This house prefers a world in which all individuals who have achieved a middle class standard of living choose to pursue the highest level of achievement in their chosen career, rather than a wold in which those individuals priorities day-to-day enjoyment over work.
2018-01-01 Mexico WUDC 2018 9 This house would not allow out of court settlements for workplace discrimination and harrasment.
2018-01-01 Mexico WUDC 2018 EFL_Semis This house believes that Catholic religious officials in Mexico should not make statements in support of governmental policies, political parties, or candidates.
2018-01-01 Mexico WUDC 2018 EFL_Final This house believes that it is better for the general population to be more optimistic about the current and future state of the nation (including societal cohesion, peace processes, the state of the economy) than an objectively accurate judgement.
2018-01-01 Mexico WUDC 2018 ESL_Quarters This house, as the Chinese Communist Party, would lift all restrictions on foreign investments in China, except restrictions critical to national security.
2018-01-01 Mexico WUDC 2018 ESL_Semis This house prefers a non-adversarial legal system
2018-01-01 Mexico WUDC 2018 ESL_Final In democratic post-colonial states, This house believes that opposition parties to the party of independence should claim and use the legacy of anti-colonial resistance.
2018-01-01 Mexico WUDC 2018 Open_Partial_Double_Octos This house believes that ASEAN should negotiate all investment deals with Chinese government entities as a bloc (with decisions made by majority vote of its members), so that no member state can enter into investment deals without the rest of the world.
2018-01-01 Mexico WUDC 2018 Open_Octos This house supports the court's decision to acquit Tehlirian
2018-01-01 Mexico WUDC 2018 Open_Quarters This house, as a parent of a child with ASPD, would enable and support that child given that child’s aims based on their current psychological makeup, instead of trying to make them more empathic.
2018-01-01 Mexico WUDC 2018 Open_Semis This house would create an international court with the ability to classify national debt as “Odious Debt” at the debtor nation’s request and remove the obligation of that nation to pay.
2018-01-01 Mexico WUDC 2018 Open_Final This House would rather save the live of a single child over extending the life of 5 adults by 10 years
2017-11-17 Cambridge IV 2017 1 This house would give companies tax breaks on all revenues paid as renumeration (salaries and bonus) to all female employees
2017-11-17 Cambridge IV 2017 2 THR the substitution of digital entertainment (e.g. tv, movies, video games) for written materials (e.g. novels, Kindle, comic books) in the lives of children
2017-11-17 Cambridge IV 2017 3 THBT former human rights activists under dictatorial regimes should not seek elected office (e.g. MP) after the transition to democracy
2017-11-17 Cambridge IV 2017 4 This house prefers a world in which all religions believe in Universal Salvation
2017-11-17 Cambridge IV 2017 5 This House regrets the rise of Xi Jinping
2017-11-17 Cambridge IV 2017 ESL_Semis This house believes that criminal justice systems should never incorporate retribution as an aim in determining criminal punishments
2017-11-17 Cambridge IV 2017 ESL_Final This House regrets the use of the term "moderate muslim" by Muslims to identify themselves
2017-11-17 Cambridge IV 2017 Open_Quarters This house would force all companies worth over $1 billion to list publicly
2017-11-17 Cambridge IV 2017 Open_Semis In cases where a supreme court would currently rule on the compliance of a given law with a constitutional provision, THW hold a public referendum on whether to abandon that constitutional provision
2017-11-17 Cambridge IV 2017 Open_Final THBT it is always immoral to fight for one's country
2017-11-04 Durham IV 1 THW ban zoos
2017-11-04 Durham IV 2 THBT when a company conducts any business in a developed nation, that nation should enforce its domestic environmental regulations at all stages of that company's supply chain (including suppliers and sub-contractors)
2017-11-04 Durham IV 3 Assuming it was logistically feasible, THW randomly swap all newborn babies at birth.
2017-11-04 Durham IV 4 THS the continued remilitarisation of Japan.
2017-11-04 Durham IV 5 THW rank all charities by their Effective Altruism score and remove charitable status from all but the most effective.
2017-11-04 Durham IV Novice_Finals THBT states should not pursue policies to reduce inequality once all citizens have an acceptable standard living
2017-11-04 Durham IV Open_Semis THR the existence of NATO after the dissolution of the USSR
2017-11-04 Durham IV Open_Final TH, as the Church of England, would withdraw from the Anglican Communion
2017-06-20 Newcastle Mixed Doubles 4 THW subsidise banks to disproportionately direct loans to historically disadvantaged communities and individuals
2017-06-19 Newcastle Mixed Doubles 3 THBT Brazil should fully privatise Petrobras
2017-06-18 Newcastle Mixed Doubles 2 THW punish attempted and committed crimes equally
2017-06-17 Newcastle Mixed Doubles 1 THBT individual feminist women should reject acts of chivalry (e.g. buying drinks for them, holding the door open, "ladies first" etc.)
2017-04-07 HWS Round Robin 1 This house supports the use of “eye in the sky” policing in urban areas with high crime rates.
2017-04-07 HWS Round Robin 2 This house supports democratic governments using social disgust as a grounds for restricting public speech or display.
2017-04-07 HWS Round Robin 3 This house regrets the shift in focus within the academic study of history from studying great figures and institutions to studying cultural forces and the experiences of ordinary people.
2017-04-07 HWS Round Robin 4 Given the choice as an individual who is a typical, healthy 30-year-old, THW elect to never again feel the emotion of sorrow.
2017-04-07 HWS Round Robin 5 This house believes that the US should issue guest worker visas, under which minimum wage laws would not apply.
2017-04-07 HWS Round Robin Open_Final THBT governments should abandon the strategy of "decapitation" in fighting terrorism.
2017-01-27 Trinity IV 1 This House Would Force All Companies to be 100% Owned by their Workers
2017-01-27 Trinity IV 2 This House believes that the British Government Should Pay Reparations to Northern Irish Catholics
2017-01-27 Trinity IV 3 THBT the use of erotic capital by women does more harm than good
2017-01-27 Trinity IV 4 THBT China should join the TPP
2017-01-27 Trinity IV 5 THBT post-colonial states should commemorate their war dead who died fighting for their former coloniser
2017-01-27 Trinity IV Novice_Final TH believes in God
2017-01-27 Trinity IV Open_Final THBT the European left should promote a hard left agenda, including the nationalisation of major industry, very high tax rates on wealthy, and expansion of the welfare states.
2017-01-01 Dutch WUDC 2017 1 This House believes that post-genocidal regimes should destroy all places of extermination (for example, death camps)
2017-01-01 Dutch WUDC 2017 2 This House would allow members of the armed forces to form labour unions
2017-01-01 Dutch WUDC 2017 3 This House believes that sports leagues should significantly tax and redistribute from wealthier teams to poorer teams
2017-01-01 Dutch WUDC 2017 4 In areas with rapidly rising property prices, This House would suspend all restrictions on property development that are not health and safety requirements (for example, environmental zoning regulations, building height restrictions, and regulations on the appearance of buildings)
2017-01-01 Dutch WUDC 2017 5 This House believes that the Netherlands should allow citizens to purchase additional votes from the government at a cost proportional to their wealth (for example, one additional vote for 1% of wealth)
2017-01-01 Dutch WUDC 2017 6 This House believes that the world would be a better place if women from privileged backgrounds turned down any benefits arising from affirmative action programs.
2017-01-01 Dutch WUDC 2017 7 This House believes that South Korea should produce nuclear weapons
2017-01-01 Dutch WUDC 2017 8 This House regrets the glamorization of start-up culture that encourages people to start their own companies rather than pursue traditional career paths
2017-01-01 Dutch WUDC 2017 9 This House would temporarily and significantly relax minimum labour standards in times of unusually high unemployment, including workplace health and safety standards, minimum wage, working hours restrictions etc.
2017-01-01 Dutch WUDC 2017 EFL_Final THBT the European left should promote a hard left agenda, including the nationalisation of major industry, very high tax rates on wealthy, and expansion of the welfare states.
2017-01-01 Dutch WUDC 2017 ESL_Quarters This House believes that the US government should provide significant campaign funding for US congressmen and senators who score highly on bi-partisan metrics.
2017-01-01 Dutch WUDC 2017 ESL_Semis This house, as the pope, would abolish the requirement for clerical celibacy.
2017-01-01 Dutch WUDC 2017 ESL_Final THW force all news organisations to operate as non-profits
2017-01-01 Dutch WUDC 2017 Open_Partial_Double_Octos This house believes that countries close to conflict zones should only grant long-term asylum to refugees who agree to one year of military service.
2017-01-01 Dutch WUDC 2017 Open_Octos This house would ban advocacy for religious belief in public places
2017-01-01 Dutch WUDC 2017 Open_Semis TH, as the Chinese Communist Party, will allow fair and competitive elections for local elections
2017-01-01 Dutch WUDC 2017 Open_Final This House would apply universal jurisdiction to crimes against the environment
2016-11-06 Yale IV 1 THW abolish all occupational licensing.
2016-11-06 Yale IV 2 THBT western nations fighting the Islamic state should commit to the creation of an independent Kurdish state.
2016-11-06 Yale IV 3 This house believes that religious officials (e.g. priests, imams, rabbis) should not make statements in support of political policies, parties, or candidates.
2016-11-06 Yale IV 4 TH supports the continued remilitarization of Japan.
2016-11-06 Yale IV 5 THB that all museums, galleries, and cultural institutions should offer to return exhibits to their countries/communities of origin.
2016-11-06 Yale IV 6 THW nationalize credit rating agencies.
2016-11-06 Yale IV Novice_Semis THBT identity-based social movements should prioritize the majority population's acceptance of that identity over preservation of a distinct culture.
2016-11-06 Yale IV Novice_Finals TH fears the development of independent artificial intelligence.
2016-11-06 Yale IV Open_Quarters THBT a rise in global oil prices is in the interest of the West.
2016-11-06 Yale IV Open_Semis THS supreme court rulings based on natural rights not enumerated in constitutions.
2016-11-06 Yale IV Open_Final TH believes in God.
2016-09-30 HWS IV 2016 1 THW allocate scholarships and financial aid exclusively on the basis of financial need
2016-09-30 HWS IV 2016 2 THS the continued consumption of old novels and films that endorse- even tacitly- the beliefs that today would be considered bigoted
2016-09-30 HWS IV 2016 3 THW ban funding by third parties of tortious lltigiation
2016-09-30 HWS IV 2016 4 THW sanction the intelligence, military, and political leaders of Pakistan.
2016-09-30 HWS IV 2016 5 THBT the feminist movement should campaign for the equal sexualization of men in the media as opposed to campaigning against the sexualization of women
2016-09-30 HWS IV 2016 6 THR the automation of jobs previously performed by humans (eg self driving cars, self checkouts)
2016-09-30 HWS IV 2016 Novice_Final THW factor public horror into the punishment of a crime
2016-09-30 HWS IV 2016 Open_Quarters THBT the European Union should impose punitive measures on the UK in the Brexit negotiations.
2016-09-30 HWS IV 2016 Open_Semis THR the inculcation of national identity through shared rituals (eg national ceremonies, anthems, pledges of allegiance, etc)
2016-09-30 HWS IV 2016 Open_Final THR the new politics of the campus left
2015-11-20 Cambridge IV 1 This house believes that medical staff should be able to opt out of providing treatments on religious or ethical grounds
2015-11-20 Cambridge IV 2 This house regrets the eastward expansion of the European Union during and since 2004
2015-11-20 Cambridge IV 3 This house would prefer a world without religious beliefs
2015-11-20 Cambridge IV 4 This house believes that Israel should have continued the occupation of Gaza
2015-11-20 Cambridge IV 5 This house believes that educational institutions should never attempt to restrict the freedom of expression of students or staff (except when mandated by law)
2015-11-20 Cambridge IV ESL_Semi This House Regrets the perception that soldiers are heroes
2015-11-20 Cambridge IV ESL_Final THBT Saudi Arabia should limit participation in the Hajj to the citizens of countries that are committed to taking direct action against IS
2015-11-20 Cambridge IV Open_Quarters THR the partition of India
2015-11-20 Cambridge IV Open_Semi TH Opposes the Sharing Economy
2015-11-20 Cambridge IV Open_Final THBT the international community should pay countries near to conflict zones to process, settle and restrict the further movement of refugees